Newsstand application (28276-2016-ANWS) SEC of 7th Avenue and West 51st Street
WHEREAS, The applicant seeks a permit to install and operate a newsstand on the SEC of 7th Avenue and West 51st Street, in front of 777 7th Avenue; and
WHEREAS, The proposed newsstand would be located in a heavily congested area and create numerous obstructions; and
WHEREAS, The proposed newsstand would create an unnecessary burden on pedestrian flow; and
WHEREAS, The applicant acknowledged the need to attend the public hearing and post notification in the community, but they did neither; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends denial of the application to install a newsstand at the southeast corner of 7th Avenue and West 51st Street; and be it further
RESOLVED, Recognizing that the cost of applying for a newsstand is very high for small business owners and operators, Community Board Five continues to request that DCA refund the fee for any application that is denied.